Can easily be grown in large patio tubs or containers. Especially if just grown for baby leaves. Be sure to keep the compost moist at all times.
Plants can bolt, running to seed too early and stopping the growth of new leaves, if stressed by drought or by extremely hot weather, especially if grown in exposed locations. Grow rocket in a sheltered location and ensure the compost or soil is kept moist at all times. Flea beetle can spoil the appearance of the leaves, making lots of tiny holes, if this becomes a it problem can be prevented by growing plants under a fine insect netting or horticultural fleece.
Harvest from May to October. Leaves can be picked at any stage, from baby leaves to mature plants. Pick a few leaves from each plant and they will regrow quickly without stressing the plants too much. This will allow for a good number of regular harvests.